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look at the work, it's also possible that drews has found a reasonable case for a miracle. dan harris, abc news. well, that is what is making news in america this morning. captioned by the national captioning institute >> this is "good morning washington." a much anticipated meeting between the controversial schools chancellor and the man who could be heard new boss. good morning. it is great to have you with us. >> we will have much more on that story in a few moments. first, to traffic and weather. it is already quite warm out there. >> it'll be another steamy day. yesterday, we have 91 decrease for the high temperature.
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95 degrees of the hyatt at the reagan -- of the high for the reagan era. take a look at the rain totals from yesterday's highly isolated storms ago. there were big drops in the heavy rainfall. just under 7/10 of an enchiladi. high temperatures in the low to mid-90's. >> it is a fantastic ride this morning. no problems to report anywhere. the beltway construction is 66. that is completely gone. no detours necessary on the beltway. they were taking every one off. 301 coming up on buoe.
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things are clear on 95 and 295. no problems to report on 270. this is typically the direction of the morning traffic. we will have more traffic and a little while. >> thank you. it is 4:32. some people are assessing damage after last night isolating storms. >> they believe lightning may have sparked the fire. strong winds also knocked out a tree. one resident said to is in a living room when the house shook. >> it was done during. -- entering. we saw in a fall down. we saw the light in the fire in the wind. it should. >> they got their four dogs out of the house as a precaution.
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no one was hurt. the storm knocked out power to people across our region. there were 400 outages. bte report to 2100 outages. >> new details about the fire that killed a mother and two of her children. news chopper 7 was there just moments after the fire started. we have the latest that left in neighborhood heartbroken. >> as neighbors a ride home from work, they were met with a shocking sight and devastating news. >> the lady had five hits, five babies. two them perish. >>two children, three and 5, is there house went up in flames. their mother also died.
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and not before dropping her other three to adjourn. -- added a second floor window. >> there were so much smoke. >> neighbors heard the children screaming for help and ran out. >> this memory is going to be there for a long time. >> they to the surviving children into their home. they were inconsolable. >> they were shaken up. they wanted their mommy. we tried to calm them down. >> the mother's brothers and friends came out with flowers and candles. >> she is in there. it hurts. >> they are praying for the children who have to carry on. >> there in a better place now. >> the surviving children remain in the hospital, steering with smoke inhalation.
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their father is with them. >> what a difficult start. it is about 4:35 a.m. we but get the day ahead. michelle said some of the men poised to be the city's next mayor. we are live in northwest washington tomorrow we can expect. crack>> this is a meeting a lotf people have been talking about ever since the primary. they will sit down for the first time to discuss the future of the d.c. public schools. it to be scheduled for noon today come eight days after the victory was devastating for schoolchildren. there were comments made by him to rehire some of the 266
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teachers hired last year. he is keeping some support from the obama administration. arne duncan told the washington post he is a fan of him and like to see him in the sea of red the past week, if the king for to this conversation. >> thank you. a virginia woman will be put to death by lethal injection tonight. to lisa lewis to be the first person killed -- executed in virginia in years. they have refused to block the execution. a d.c. jet made a key ruling as
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they move closer to the murder trial. prosecutors cannot reference statements made by the statement. he is pleaded not guilty to first degree murder charges. >> if you plan on using interstate 270, the southbound lanes will close around exit 10. the closures will take place sometime between midnight and 4:00 a.m. on friday. still ahead, the rally to restore sanity is striking a chord. there is outrage today after local police shoot a family pet. it is a story you'll see first burda. >> the first full day of fall will feel more like s
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♪ storyteller: the itsy bitsy spider went up the water spout. down came the rain and clogged the gutter system creating a leak in the roof. luckily, the spider recently had geico help him with homeowners insurance.
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water completely destroyed his swedish foam mattress. he got full replacement. and now owns the sleep number bed. his sleep number is 25. call geico and see how much you could save on homeowners insurance. >> welcome back. it is time for traffic and weather every 10 minutes. >> a harvest sunset is giving rise to a harvest moon. beautiful. what about that? it is really nice to see.
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>> it is a rare occasion what happened. it is rare coincide with a full moon. you get that mixture of light on the menu. if looks really big on the horizon. we will not have a harvest moon until 2029. i hope you had a chance to see it. there is about 3/4 inches of rain. we picked up about over 6/10 of an inch bu. green clouds last night. we are mainly clear. temperatures today will be similar to yes they come in the low 90's. i think records will likely fall tomorrow afternoon. the record highs tomorrow is 94 degrees. mostly sunny with a few
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scattered clouds. >> it is a very nice morning drive. construction is close to 66. no worries are issues -- or issues. the camera revealing the things are quiet. the traffic closest u.s. is heading southbound. this is the mixing bowl. a dozen of a great? . doesn't it look great. we will go back inside. >> thank you. it is for 40 2:00 a.m. outside, it is 71 degrees. >> coming up, and urgent warning about homeland security and the growing risk of domestic terror. >> first-come a call for help. it had is dead. the family is planning local police. the family is planning local police.
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>> outrage for a family. it called police for help. when officers arrived, they were treated like criminals. an officer shot and killed their family dog. we have the rest of the story.
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>> this is a picture of mercedes, a rottweiler mix. the latest dog shot and killed by police. >> cold-blooded, shot in the head for no reason. >> the family claims two men immediately approached them armed with a gun and demanded the car. it read the minutes to fight them off and rented the house, came back out firing his gun. quite you retaliate the best way you know how. >> the call police. things got out of hand. he says is innocent dog paid the price. >> his son a punching me in the face. >> the police officers without let me go to the bathroom. they held me hostage. >> witnesses tell us a female officer shot the dog in the head . correct i begged her. my dog never needed to be
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involved. >> police spent hours searching for a full report. they could not track it down. they say the officer acted appropriately when shooting the canine. >> the dog did not attack or approach anyone. even as the officers grabbed him, the dog didn't do anything. >> a new detail to another story you saw first on seven. a major disagreement seems to be over. a quarter was a victim. conditions are much cleaner on 11th street. they pulled up several trucks to remove the belonging of an elderly woman. they will store her things until they can find another place to live. >> six months after president obama signed a controversial health care reform bill, several
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major changes will take effect today. insurance companies cannot set lifetime caps on medical costs. they are banned from canceling coverage for people who got sick. ^ can keep adult children until they are 26 years old. patients will no longer have to pay for some preventive care. it is a tough night for president obama. protesters heckled him during a fund-raiser in new york. protesters called on the president to provide more money for aids programs and to end the military's do not do not ask tell policy. ito protesters to shatter republicans for killing a senate bill would have helped to appeal the military policy. >> house republicans will unveil their plans to america today. they will discuss the platform during a small business in sterling.
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democrats say it rehashes old ideas. >> we have an alert for all of us about the threat of terrorism. the danger is as great as it has been since 9/11. >> the threat of terrorism has moved from overseas to here at home. that is the message from three top administration officials and members of congress. there actively targeting the united states and using westerners to carry out their mission. >> based on cases from the past year, they are more sophisticated and better able to connect with other extremists. >> of the 63 u.s. citizens have been charged or convicted for terrorism or related crimes. it disrupted in you are, of north carolina, texas, and illinois predict -- illinois.
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in our area, in northern virginia native charge of providing material to support an al qaeda link terrorist organization. >> i think we have to be as careful as we have always been. >> with the internet, everything is kidding connected. >> they emmett as terrorism becomes more complex, so it is the place despite it. >> one thing they are trying to do is to reach out to muslim communities. a lot of the groups are based in the muslim world. but the time now is for 50 a.m. it is 71 degrees of sight. >> how many people could pass the law for rallies. >> we will be right back.
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>> welcome back. it is time for a traffic and weather. >> it is already in the 70's. >> it feels more like mid-july than it does the first full day of fall.
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it is 74 degrees at reagan international. the two. is 68. it is that muggy. -- been dewpoint is 68. it is that muggy. a manassas at 70 degrees. west virginia is a little bit cooler with higher elevations. break-in national is 95 degrees for the high temperature. it is not a record breaker. we will be in the low or mid- 90's. that is well above our averages 77 degrees b. record highs tomorrow is 94 degrees. we have a very big chance of that come tomorrow afternoon. it distillis still high noon to. tomorrow will be our last hot day of this threat but a --
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strech. there may be some rain showers. stick with the weather. >> there has been iraq on 395 northbound. -- an accident on 395 northbound. we are not complaining. elected flicking capture that. -- let's see if we can capture that. to let lanes are blocked. no delays. how about maryland? any delays are problem there? it looks beautiful there. >> we appreciate it. it is for 50 5:00 a.m. -- 4:55 am. ♪ storyteller: little miss muffet sat on a tuffet, eating her curds and whey. along came a burglar who broke into her home, and ransacked the place making off with several valuable tuffets.
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fortunately, geico had recently helped her with homeowners insurance. she got full replacement on her tuffets. the burglar was later captured when he was spotted with whey on his face. call geico and see how much you could save on homeowners insurance. with the most locations is becoin the dc area,e bank. we figured they could use our help. ♪
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down a bit. too much. [ crowd cheering ] [ grunts ] [ garth ] capital one bank. now with the most branches and atms in the dc area. what's in your wallet?
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>> what do you have to say for yourself? >> thank you for letting me come on the show. >> we have been dying to have the back. >> the want to make this film. >> joaquin phoenix apologized for his wacky appearance on the show last year. it turned out it is all an elaborate piece of performance art. he to letterman his giving up acting for a rap career. it turned out to be a big joke. we will hear what he had to say
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coming up in our next hour. >> very funny. he may want to reserve your spot now. the mall is bracing for bigger crowd as john stuart n. stephen cole bear rally next month. -- john stewart and steven colbert rally next month. it could take as days before the midterm elections. >> 4:59 is the time. there is still more ahead. >> the controversial chancellor of me to the city is likely first mayor. >> u.s. terrorism experts have a dire warning for congress but .> later, a massive baby food recall. later, a massive baby food recall. what

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